Doco of the Month: Slim and I

PG
24 June
6:00PM
Location informationArc Cinema
Event cost$12/$10

Join us for the latest in documentary filmmaking. We’ll be celebrating diverse voices and intriguing personalities, uncovering truths from the exciting to the uncomfortable, and – most importantly – sharing real stories from Australia and around the world.

For over 50 years country music legend Slim Dusty and his wife Joy McKean trail-blazed their way across Australia performing, writing and collecting songs of the bush and its people.

They created a musical legacy that to this day continues to entertain and inspire; a catalogue of plain-speaking, yet profoundly insightful, music documenting the rural Australian experience. Theirs is perhaps one of the greatest partnerships in Australian music history.

Slim & I tells the incredible story of that partnership and of the brilliant woman who lived beside, rather than behind, the legend: Australia’s own ‘Queen of Country Music’, Joy McKean.

‘This is pure joy, in more ways than one’ – The Sydney Morning Herald 

 

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